Questions tagged [adobe-after-effects]

Questions about the digital motion graphics, visual effects and compositing software package published by Adobe Systems, used in the post-production process of filmmaking and television production.

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Upscaling TIFF orthophoto using AI

I have an orthophoto that loses resolution when you zoom in. Each pixel is 25cmx25cm. I am aware of the advances that have been made lately in the world of photo editing using AIs. I wonder if there ...
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Whenever I draw a shape, the transparency is 14%, how do I reset it to 100%? [migrated]

Whenever I draw a shape, the transparency is 14%, how do I reset it to 100%?
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Why form content is not filling in this picture?

In the next composition: I don't know why fill is not working. Is an illustration imported from Illustrator and there object is showed properly, with shape color filled. But when I import in ...
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How to extend layer endpoint in Adobe After Effects

I had rendered a 5 seconds(24 fps) animation on Blender and brought it in to Adobe After Effects for extra additions. It then appeared that I would need the animation a little longer to 15 seconds. I ...
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How can I turn the outline of this into a path?

I have a profile picture which I have attatched to this post, I want to turn the most major of those white outlines into a path so I can import it into after effects and add some animated neon glow. ...
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How can I change my workflow or use Simple Choke to get my desired effect?

So I am trying to animate a logo. I'm far from a master of AE, but I usually figure things out, but this time I am at a loss. I have two visual goals, outside of the animation itself: have these ...
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Alpha channel and luma channel

I am seeing birds, stars around my head after watching tons of YouTube videos about Alpha channel and luma channel. Can anyone make it understandable in plain and simple words? what is the ...
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Fill the inside of a hollow/outline font in AFX

I have a text animation (animated letters) in AFX with an "outline" font (that has no fill). There has to be a way to fill the inside of the font somehow? Are there any workarounds? I know I ...
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Unable to changed shape fill due to expression rule in After Effects

I bought a template expanded the shape properties and layer attributes in order to disable the fill expression and later saw that the fill expression disable sign = was missing. Now it's impossible to ...
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After Effects motion preview issue

In my After Effects, motions preview is not working properly (motions are stuck and slow). But once I render the same, motions are smooth. How should I solve that?
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After effects not showing TWO composition panels

I am using after effect 2020. Suddenly composition panel splits into two part. I do not understand how does this happen. I want one compotation panel like old times. please help :'(
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How to achieve result of a 2 Layer setup(top one is Overlay blend) with a multiple default images combination?

Imagine we have a 2 layer setup like this: Top Layer + (Blend Mode: Overlay) this layer shows a half-transparent smoke cloud - very bright in the center starting at white with smooth color transitions ...
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How to change layer order during animation?

I'm producing an animation and I'd like one object to be in front of the other, and then to be behind. Then repeat the process. They would be alternating, sort of like the effect of two snakes ...
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How to make resize handel visible in after effects final rendering?

I'm am making an interaction design of a wireframe, Where In I want to show the geometric lines such as the resize handle, the pen tool path with handles etc. Is there a plugin that allows us to show ...
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How to drill/cut a solid, using a text as a template?

Imagine a situation where I have a solid and a text. I would like the content of the text to be taken subtracted from the solid behind it. Text and solid (I did it in GIMP, which is the program I know ...
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Adobe after effects edit templates

I'm struggling to edit the template of an intro. I'm quite new to Adobe After Effects, ideally I want to change the logo and text. I've managed to change the text underneath the logo, but not the logo ...
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How do I make elements sway back and forth in a loop?

I have an illustration and I want some of its elements to subtly sway back and forth or slowly scroll across the screen (clouds). You can see what I mean in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
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How to add text with a revealing effect

I want the text to be revealed as the scroll opens. How can I achieve this? I want my effect to come off exactly like this sample GIF just that I want to add my own text.
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How to make this strange embossed apple logo?

I was on Pinterest and saw this image. It is pretty new to me and I have no idea where to start? How would you achieve this in any program? Please help me.
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How do I create a video with animation loops?

I am an illustrator and I want to create a video with animation loops similar to this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8a45UZJGh4 Sample screen capture: How is something like this done? Do ...
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Perspective warp in one dimension only

I am looking for a perspective warp that is able to distort an image in a single direction, i.e. gradually changing the scale and positions of objects within the image vertically while maintaining ...
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Adobe Illustrator Svg Issue

I am trying to import an svg into illustrator solely to make a file conversion so that I can use the vector in after effects. Here is the preview of the svg: Here is what it appears as when I import ...
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Visible markers in an upper-level composition in Adobe After Effects

In After Effects, Is it possible to have markers in a composition, and see them when that comp placed in another comp? I mean, be visible in an upper comp. I had a .wav file which had a lot of markers ...
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After Effects: Custom counter expression (Tenner steps)

I have following expression Math.round(effect("Slider Control")("Slider")) on a text layer to control the text with the slider and be able to make a countdown. How can I make this ...
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How to make transparent a solid background in After Effects. The solid is black and toggling to transparent view does not work

I am a newbie to Adobe After Effects and I have this Atom animation. I would like to show many duplicates of these in one shot. However, the effects are playing in a way that are limited to their ...
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What size can make the video fit to screen in After effect

Creating a video. With aspect ratio of 9/16. Why the video is not fitting in the mobile screen. Any suggestion whats going wrong. Thanks.
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How can I create floating objects animation

How can I make these kind of animation? Like in this project by Pentagram studio. https://www.pentagram.com/work/unesco-futures-literacy-summit Or this https://bangbangeducation.ru/ Is it AE, Cinema ...
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Infinity twirl animation in AfterEffects?

I'm trying to understand how to do this animation in AfterEffects and can't figure it out - https://dribbble.com/shots/14201928-Li-Auto-voice-assistant-in-the-car There is a 3d twirl effect where the ...
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How would I morph two illustrated shapes in After Effects?

I'm trying to animate a logo (left) in AE and want it to end up like the one on the right. I created these in AI and copy/pasted them straight from AI instead of importing each artboard. I've tried ...
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AfterEffect. Arrow with stationary origin, moving head

need help animating an arched arrow in adobe after effect. Here is an animation “draft” of what type of movement i need to create: or you can download a video here. animation draft That is: The ...
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What file type will an animated illustration come in?

I am an iOS mobile app developer, and I am looking to hire someone to create an animated illustration similar to this image hosted on Dribble. My question is, what file type(s) will the graphic ...
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Art, image creation using hand and software [duplicate]

In several youtube links I didn't find a guide on how charts make figures of this kind. Surely it could be Adobe Illustrator, the first candidate but surely it could be some other program. To create, ...
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How did they reduce a composition to a single layer in another composition

I've been watching this solar youtube video to create a solar surface and I don't understand how he took 3 layers in the "Star Map" composition and made them into one layer on the "Sun&...
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Why can I not see both effects in action?

I'm New to After Effects. Here's my composition: Add Solid Add "Fractal Noise" to Solid. Name is "Fractal Noise 1" Add second "Fractal Noise" to solid. Name is "...
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Transparency on top of another shape in After Effects/Illustrator

I'm working on a project where I need this logo to build build itself. I know how to do the animating in after effects but I want the white inside of the logo to be semi transparent. How I currently ...
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Creating gif with transparent background (used as loading animation)

As my title says my goal is to create a gif with a transparent background. I've created an animation within After Effects. Because there is no possibility to export as a gif with that kind of ...
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How do I add my logo onto a product like it was part of the mold design?

I am looking to implement my logo on a few pictures of my products. I am looking to see what I can do with Photoshop or After Effects and make it look as genuine as possible. I have looked everywhere ...
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What does After Effects' "Focus Distance" correspond to in real-life cameras?

In After Effects' 3D camera settings there's a nifty one called "Focus Distance". Creating Motion Graphics with After Effects by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer says: Aperture’s not-so-evil ...
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Adobe Products and (actual) uses/overlaps: [closed]

Adobe Products and (actual) uses/overlaps: Context: So as a "Beginner" when it comes to Adobe Products, I'm just starting out my testing and trying of the various Adobe Products. To be ...
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Adobe After Effects layer not snapping sometimes

I have recorded the problem here: https://vimeo.com/454995903 I'm holding down Shift key, and trying to move the layer to snap to the beginning of the other layer. As you can see, I narrowed down the ...
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Which tool to convert webp to gif using adobe suite

Which adobe product can I use to convert webp files to gif? I've tried opening a webp file with both premeier and phososhop but neither recognize the file type. There are free online tools but I would ...
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How to extend layers to fit the timeline in AE

I am making a composition in After Effects with an illustrator file which has 10 layers. All 10 layers are animated either through keyframe or effects. The composition was initially for 2 seconds. Now ...
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adobe Illustrator: Join two paths WITHOUT merging layers

I want to join two paths so that their intersection is smooth. However, I want to keep each of the two paths as it’s own later so I can animate the individual paths after in After Effects. My question:...
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bad resolution of illustrator file in after effect

I've created an illustrator file then import it in after effect, but when import it i got bad resolution How can get good resolution :( Thanks
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Separately Animating Multiple Segments That Belong to One Layer: Adobe Illustrator and After Effects

I am using Adobe Illustrator and Adobe After Effects. I want to animate an SVG triangle. I want the Hypotenuse to "swing out" from the bottom leg (go from 0 deg to 45deg). I can do this by 1)...
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Adobe Illustrator: How to make turnaround character

Good day. I'm learning after effects animation right now. I'm a software developer. And i can't draw. So i'm using free AI from freepik. This is the template i'm following which i asked a friend to ...
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Using effects to make different size sticks around circle

I am beginner in Adobe illustrator. Which effects and shapes can I use to make these sticks around circle (Shown in red line in pic).
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After Effects can't create proportional shapes

I wanted to create a square shape so I hold shift and left mouse button to draw it, and it seems like I have a very strange bug. The shape on the screenshot is the result of shift+lmb - clearly not a ...
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After effects cc mercury gradient color

I am new to Afetr Effects and currently trying to work on some water bubble effect using CC Mr. Mercury. To get that effect I do in AE New Composition>Solid>CC Mr. Mercury Now I have realised ...
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Shape fill won't change and won't show in layers After Effects

I'm having an issue where my shape fill won't change, nor will it appear in my timeline>? Not too sure what's going on? Any help would be amazing :) Thanks! Kristian

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